Officials Investigating Early Morning Lanier Co. Traffic Fatality

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Lanier County, Ga. -- A teenage girl is dead, and several injured, following a crash in Lanier County early this morning.

According to the State Patrol Post in Valdosta, four people were traveling in a 2008 Ford F-150 at about 3 a.m. when the driver ran off the road and crashed into a tree on Studstill Rd.

Shannon McCullough, 18, of Lakeland, Ga. was killed on impact; the driver, Bryan Anderson of Woodbridge, Va., and two passengers, Stephen Sheb, 25, of Dunlop, Tn. and Jessica Hansford, 28, of Stockton, Ga., received non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

Deputies say the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team is assisting in the investigation, which has been deemed a possible prosecutable fatality crash.

Deputies say that Anderson and Sheb will be taken into custody directly following their release from the hospital, and held pending further investigation.

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